An informal


for discussion about notions in


meeting on Wednesdays at two UK time

Most of our talks are now in real life, but when online this is the link

List of talks

Jun 15, tba, Izar Alonso Lorenzo

Jun 08 tba, Matija Tapuskovic

Jun 01 Spectral Decomposition of Partition Functions, Carmen Jorge Díaz

May 25 Topological orders, Thibault Décoppet

May 11 Refinements of G2 Structure, Matthew Magill

April 27 Kazhdan-Lusztig equivalence at the Iwahori level, Yuchen Fu


March 09 Local operators of 4d N=2 gauge theories from the affine Grassmannian, Jihwan Oh

March 02 Twisted eleven-dimensional supergravity and exceptional lie algebras , Surya Raghavendran

February 23 Chiral algebras of class S, Sujay Nair

February 16 Local operators of 4d N=2 gauge theories from the affine grasmmannian, Wenjun Niu


November 24 Categorical quantum mechanics, James Hefford

November 17 Symplectic duality, 3d mirror symmetry, and the Coulomb branch construction of Braverman-Finkelberg-Nakajima, Dylan Butson

November 10 3d N=4 theories on an elliptic curve, Daniel Zhang

November 3 Cluster algebras, Anders Schreiber

October 27 Calabi-Yau Modularity and Black Holes, Pyry Kuusela

October 13 The long shadow of 4d N = 2 SCFTs in mathematics, a collection of short talks by various speakers

June 16 Seiberg Witten Theory and Rational Elliptic Surfaces, Horia Magureanu

June 9 Donaldson's diagonalizability theorem, Guillem Cazassus

June 2 Superconformal algebras for (generalized) connected sums, Mateo Galdeano Solans

March 26 The BFN construction and monopole operators II, Alyosha Latyntsev

March 19 Seiberg-Witten theory, Sujay Nair

March 11 The BFN construction and monopole operators I, Alyosha Latyntsev

February 24 Higgs bundles and Hitchin systems: a physical perspective, Atul Sharma

February 15 The Gaiotto-Moore-Nietzke WKB paper, Alyosha Latyntsev

February 5 Records lost

January 28 Opers and Gaudin Hamiltonians, Sujay Nair

January 21 Quantisation of Hitchin's system, Alyosha Latyntsev

January 14 Records lost

January 6 Records lost


December 17 Records lost

December 6 Records lost

December 2 A sketch of the BFN construction, Alyosha Latyntsev

November 26 An introduction to 3d N=4 theories, Atul Sharma

November 18 SCFTs and vertex algebras, Diego Berdeja Suárez

November 4 The Coulomb branch, Sujay Nair

Ground rules

Constructively heckle the speaker as much as possible- this is an informal seminar!

Consider joining us for ice cream after the talk

Posters for past talks